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Willy And The Poor Boys Bass Tab

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            Willy & The Poor Boys (1969) - Creedence Clearwater Revival
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Tabbed by: Country Bass
E-mail: aaron.white8@education.nsw.gov.au

Track Listing:

1. Down On The Corner
2. It Came Out Of The Sky
3. Cotton Fields
4. Poor Boy Shuffle
5. Feelin' Blue
6. Fortunate Son
7. Don't Look Now (It Ain't You Or Me)
8. Midnight Special
9. Side O' The Road
10. Effigy


all Credit goes to Rippleseeker for 'Midnight Special'


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                             1. Down On The Corner
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Tabbed by: Country Bass
Email: aaron.white8@education.nsw.gov.au

Tuning: Standard


g------------------------------------|
d------------------------------------|
a---3--0---3--3--0------2-3-3--------|
e--------3---------3-3---------------| x2

g-----------------------0-0----------|
d-3--0----3-3-0-------2--------------|
a------3---------3-3-----------------|
e------------------------------------|

g------------------------------------|
d------------------------------------|
a---3--0---3--3--0------2-3-3--------|
e--------3---------3-3---------------|

chorus:
g--------------------------|
d--------------------------|
a--------3--3--------3--3--|
e--1--1---------3--3-------| x2

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                             2. It Came Out Of The Sky
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Tabbed by: Country Bass
E-mail: aaron.white8@education.nsw.gov.au

Tuning: Standard

G|----------------------------------|
D|------5-7-----5-7-----5-7-----5-7-|
A|--5-8-----5-8-----5-8-----5-8-----| x5
E|----------------------------------|

G|----------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------|
A|------3-5-----3-5-----3-5-----3-5-| x2
E|--3-6-----3-6-----3-6-----3-6-----|

G|----------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------|
A|------5-7-----5-7-----5-7-----5-7-|
E|--5-8-----5-8-----5-8-----5-8-----|

Repeat this throughout the entire song

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                             3. Cotton Fields
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Tabbed by: Country Bass
E-mail: aaron.white8@education.nsw.gov.au

Tuning: Standard

Intro

 G|------------------------------|
 D|------------------------------|
 A|-0--0--------5--5--0--0-------|
 E|-------0--0-------------------|

 Verse

 Come in at "Rock me in the cradle"

 G|--------------------------------------|
 D|--------------------------------------|
 A|--5--5--5--5--0--0--0--0--------------|
 E|--------------------------0--0--0--0--|

 G|--------------------------------------------------|
 D|--------------------------------------------------|
 A|--0--0--0--0--5--5--0--0--------------0--0--0--0--|
 E|--------------------------0--0--0--0--------------|

 Chorus

 G|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
 D|----------5-5-7-7---------5-5-7-7----------------------------------|
 A|--5-5-8-8---------5-5-8-8-----------------5-5-7-7---------5-5-7-7--|
 E|----------------------------------5-5-8-8---------5-5-8-8----------|

 G|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
 D|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
 A|----------1-1-3-3---------1-1-3-3---------5-5-7-7---------5-5-7-7--|
 E|--0-0-3-3---------0-0-3-3---------5-5-8-8---------5-5-8-8----------|

G|------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------5-5-7-7-------------------------------------------------|
A|--5-5-8-8-----------------5-5-7-7---------1-1-3-3---------1-1-3-3-|
E|------------------5-5-8-8---------0-0-3-3---------0-0-3-3---------|

---------------------------------|
---------------------------------|
--------5-5-7-7---------5-5-7-7--|
5-5-8-8----------5-5-8-8---------|


Outro

 G|--------------------------------------|
 D|--------------------------------------|
 A|--5--5--5--5--0--0--0--0--------------|
 E|--------------------------0--0--0--0--|


 Playing Order

 Intro
 Verse
 Chorus
 Verse
 Chorus
 Verse x2
 Outro

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                             4. Poor Boy Shuffle
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No Bass

The song only has guitar, harmonica and a little bit off drumming. What little bit of 
bass is in the song is extremely hard to hear

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                             5. Feelin' Blue
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Tabbed by: Country Bass
E-mail: aaron.white8@education.nsw.gov.au

Tuning: Standard

The Entire Song is just D so just fiddle with the D blues scale throughout the song

This works pretty well for the songs but just go crazy with the blues scale and get some 
of your own funky little riffs into it

G|-------------5-----|
D|---------5-7-------|
A|--5--5-8-----------|
E|-------------------|

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                             6. Fortunate Son
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Tabbed By: Country Bass
Email: aaron.white8@education.nsw.gov.au

Tuning: Standard

Intro/Bridge

G|------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------| (However many Times Needed)
E|--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|

Verse

G|--------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------3-3--3--3-3-------------| x2
E|--3-3--3--3-3-1-1--1--1-1-------------3-3--3--3-3-|

Chorus

G|--------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------5-5--5--5-5-3-3--3--3-3-------------| x2
E|--3-3--3--3-3-------------------------3-3--3--3-3-|

Playing Order

Intro
Verse
Chorus
Verse
Chorus
Bridge
Verse
Chorus

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                             7. Don't Look Now (It Ain't You Or Me)
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Tabbed By: Country Bass
Email: aaron.white8@education.nsw.gov.au

Tuning: Standard

Verse

G|-----------------------|    |------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------|    |------------------------------------------------|
A|-------0--0------------| x2 |-0--0--0--0-------------0--0--1--1--------------|
E|--0--0------0--0--0--0-|    |-------------0--0--0--0-------------0--0--0--0--|

Chorus

 G|----------------------------------------------------|
 D|-----------------------------------------------1-3--|
 A|-0--0--0--0--------------0--0--0--0--1--1--1-3------|
 E|-------------0--0--0--0-----------------------------|


 Playing Order

 Verse x2
 Chorus
 Verse x2
 Chorus
 Verse
 Chorus

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                             8. Midnight Special
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Tabbed: Rippleseeker

Intro (Piano Only):
  G
G--------|
D--------|
A--------|
E--------|

C Chord:

G-------2-------2--|
D---2-5-----2-5----|
A-3-------3--------|
E------------------|

G Chord:

G------------------|
D-------2-------2--|
A---2-5-----2-5----|
E-3-------3--------|

D7 Chord:

G-----2-4-----2-4-|
D---4-------4-----|
A-5-------5-------|
E-----------------|

Order of Chords:
Intro
C G D7 G
C G D7 G
C G D7 G

The song then repeats three more times.
All chords are played in that order including the intro.

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                             9. Side O' The Road
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Tabbed By: Country Bass
Email: aaron.white8@education.nsw.gov.au

Tuning: Standard

G|--------------------------|
D|--7--5--------------------|
A|--------7--5--6--4--------|
E|--------------------7--5--|

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                             10. Effigy
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Tabbed By: Country Bass
Email: aaron.white8@education.nsw.gov.au

Tuning: Standard

Intro

G|------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--9-11----------9-11----------9-11----------9------11-------|
E|-------9--6--0-------9--6--0-------9--6--0------------9-6---|

G|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|
A|--3--3--3-5-5--5-----------------| x2
E|-----------------3--3--3-0-0--0--|

Main Rhythm

G|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|
A|--3--3--3-5-5--5-----------------|
E|-----------------3--3--3-0-0--0--|

=============================================================================
| /  slide up
| \  slide down
| h  hammer-on
| p  pull-off
| ~  vibrato
| +  harmonic
| x  Mute note
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